Xbox One news

Upcoming Xbox One patch will snip console’s Snap mode

Microsoft’s Xbox One unveil back in spring 2013 didn’t have a lot of high points, but the console did feature a new mode Microsoft clearly hoped would be a key differentiation factor in years to come: Snap mode. Microsoft made much of the fact that you could “snap” various types of content to the side of the screen while still ...

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Leaked PDF sheds light on Microsoft’s Project Scorpio, 4K gaming plans

Details on Microsoft’s Project Scorpio and how it might handle 4K gaming have been hard to come by ever since Microsoft announced the new platform. All we’ve known are a few basic specs, like the platform’s memory bandwidth (320GB/s), eight-core CPU, and available computational horsepower (6TFLOPS). Now we have more details thanks to a leaked PDF from a Microsoft developer ...

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Steam now lets you move specific game installation folders

Moving your Steam installation from one PC to another has always been more of a “Technical workaround,” and less of a supported method of migrating games from Point A to B. This has been particularly true if you only wanted to change the installation location of a single title. Steam allows you to create a new folder on a separate ...

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Gravity Rush 2 is stunning in 4K

Gravity Rush 2 hits shelves this week, and there’s definitely cause for excitement. This lengthy follow-up to the original 2012 Vita game is receiving high praise from critics, and it seems that those of us fortunate enough to have a PS4 Pro are in for a real treat. Created by Keiichiro Toyama (Silent Hill, Siren), the Gravity Rush series puts ...

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Nintendo Switch hits stores March 3 for $299.99

Nintendo doesn’t do consoles like everyone else. Microsoft and Sony are competing with each other using traditional high-power gaming boxes that have essentially become small form factor PCs. Nintendo’s new Switch console appeals to a different kind of gamer. After announcing the Switch in October, we now have all the details on this 6.2-inch tablet with a game console inside. ...

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Two of Razer’s triple-screen laptop prototypes stolen from CES

Razer used to just make peripherals like its gaming-oriented mechanical keyboards and headphones, but a few years back it started branching out into gaming laptops. The company has taken great pride in showing off its innovations at CES, and this year it took the form of a 4K “VR” projector (Project Ariana) and a wacky triple-screen laptop called Project Valerie. ...

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